Wednesday, May 9, 2007


Amid so much bad news, there is good.

Many more Iraq War veterans are speaking out against the Bushco bumbling and the immense failure there. They're also rather media-savvy, too.

Gen. Wesley Clark has a lot of clips and quotes on his website.

He's alligned with the big media burst for

Among them are many former military commanders who know from personal experience how mismanaged and horrendous things are in Iraq.

We know that, from what little truthful news comes forth, now that the years of "embedded" (i.e. propagandistic) media have gone back to their studios.

Iraq Veteran and Freshman House-Members Joe Sestak and Patrick Murphy support a resolution against the troop escalation that will be debated for the next two days in Congress.

In this clip, Jon Soltz, Iraq War Veteran and Chair of, discusses the group’s work. Melanie Morgan, a radio talk show host, bizarrely tries to argue that’s thousands of veterans don’t represent… thousands of veterans?

Of course, Chimpoleon, with his Arab emirs and military contractors ruling his tiny brain, has threatened to pull another veto hissyfit.

Where the hell is A.N.S.W.E.R. (Act Now to Stop War & End Racism) these days? Why aren't there more massive protests? Why did they fizzle out?

Well, I don't know. They're apparently planning another march/protest May 23 in New London (in the state of... Connecticut?).

SF's branch may once again have a march, as long as it isn't obsessing about Mumia, I'll stop by, if it isn't overrun by anarchist doofs and Che Guevera poseurs.

Protesting just ain't what it used to be around my town. marchign in the streets seems futile, when what really proves a point these days is actual veterans of this war launching multimedia campaigns against it.

And still, it continues, full force.

But elsewhere, more people continue to protest, in small personal ways, with a rugged tenacity, like the tenacity of a mere 24 activists in rainy Minnesota, who were arrested for protesting the Iraq occupation, including this endearing elder woman.

It just shows that there are no age limits to standing up for your rights and your opinion.

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